Platform – FAQ Writer Rankings

This page analyses writing by platforms:

  1. Coin-Op
  2. Computer
  3. Console
  4. Portable

1. Coin-Op

Specific platforms listed here are those which at least 25 different authors have written for.

1.1 All Coin-Op
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 MKim (Mark Kim) 2930 34 86
2 Kao Megura (Chris MacDonald) 2729 18 151
3 Basel (Basel Al-Shehab) 2000 91 21
4 JChristopher (Joseph Christopher) 1842 25 73
5 GLC (Wojciech Dworak) 1779 13 136
6 JCulbert (John Culbert (tigeraid)) 1774 26 68
7 DJellybean (Dingo Jellybean) 1759 7 251
8 ReCharredSigh 1671 10 167
9 War Doc (Kevin Butler) 1490 69 21
10 jchensor (James Chen) 1461 6 243

1396 different authors have written for Coin-Op.

1.2 Arcade
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 MKim (Mark Kim) 2930 34 86
2 Kao Megura (Chris MacDonald) 2729 18 151
3 Basel (Basel Al-Shehab) 2000 91 21
4 JChristopher (Joseph Christopher) 1842 25 73
5 GLC (Wojciech Dworak) 1779 13 136
6 JCulbert (John Culbert (tigeraid)) 1774 26 68
7 DJellybean (Dingo Jellybean) 1759 7 251
8 ReCharredSigh 1671 10 167
9 War Doc (Kevin Butler) 1490 69 21
10 jchensor (James Chen) 1461 6 243

1303 different authors have written for the Arcade.

1.3 Pinball
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 Keefer (Keith “Keefer” Johnson) 349 11 31
2 BKerins (Bowen Kerins) 303 10 30
3 MDunn (Michael Dunn) 219 8 27
4 KMartin (Kevin Martin) 216 4 54
5 DStewart (Dave Stewart) 190 12 15

93 different authors have written for the Pinball.

2. Computer

Specific platforms listed here are those which at least 25 different authors have written for.

2.1 All Computer
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 DSimpson (Dan Simpson) 6952 31 224
2 ASchultz (Andrew Schultz) 6560 81 80
3 KChang (Kuo-Sheng (Kasey) Chang) 5921 64 92
4 shoecream (Jonathan Chang) 4090 3 1363
5 JChamberlin (Jim Chamberlin) 3992 20 199
6 JChristopher (Joseph Christopher) 3483 8 435
7 kylohk (Lo Kai Yan, Alasdair) 3353 7 479
8 Mister Sinister (David) 3311 21 157
9 Luigi and Tails (Seb Haque) 2755 4 688
10 PyroFalkon 2653 21 126
11 Stevmill (Steve Miller) 2590 5 518
12 timski (Tim) 2343 8 292
13 Briareos_Kerensky (Briareos Kerensky) 2302 16 143
14 glenster 2187 2 1093
15 SWCarter (Steven W. Carter) 2158 18 119
16 Deuce ex Defcon (Staley) 2100 9 233
17 THayes (Tom Hayes) 2049 74 27
18 CyricZ (Scott Zdankiewicz) 1905 10 190
19 PapaGamer (Barry Scott Will) 1853 11 168
20 TimmyTheRabidTurtle (Conor Cosgrave) 1612 21 76

3055 different authors have written for Computer.

2.2 Commodore 64
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 ASchultz (Andrew Schultz) 1169 7 167
2 Sashanan (Peter Butter) 419 12 34
3 WLau (Wilson Lau) 288 2 144
4 Cobra1 287 10 28
5 anarcho_selmiak (Mr. Muscarin) 177 3 59

28 different authors have written for the Commodore 64.

2.3 Macintosh
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 headbanger (Paul) 376 4 94
2 headbanger (Paul) 374 4 93
3 MNeylon (Michael Neylon) 174 1 174
4 PSulonen (Petteri Sulonen) 153 2 76
5 Rev4n (Cary young) 108 3 36

29 different authors have written for the Macintosh.

2.4 Online
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 jelly soup (Christopher Marsh) 323 2 161
2 Magic Mario (Kevin Bray) 323 1 323
3 Skye7707 (Devon Kerkhove) 274 4 68
4 TStodden (T. Stodden) 273 1 273
5 Ringworm (Matthew Stephenson) 272 2 136

118 different authors have written for the Online.

2.5 PC
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 DSimpson (Dan Simpson) 6952 31 224
2 KChang (Kuo-Sheng (Kasey) Chang) 5921 64 92
3 shoecream (Jonathan Chang) 4090 3 1363
4 JChamberlin (Jim Chamberlin) 3992 20 199
5 JChristopher (Joseph Christopher) 3483 8 435
6 kylohk (Lo Kai Yan, Alasdair) 3353 7 479
7 Mister Sinister (David) 3311 21 157
8 ASchultz (Andrew Schultz) 2821 25 112
9 Luigi and Tails (Seb Haque) 2755 4 688
10 Stevmill (Steve Miller) 2590 5 518
11 PyroFalkon 2502 19 131
12 timski (Tim) 2343 8 292
13 Briareos_Kerensky (Briareos Kerensky) 2302 16 143
14 glenster 2187 2 1093
15 SWCarter (Steven W. Carter) 2158 18 119
16 Deuce ex Defcon (Staley) 2100 9 233
17 THayes (Tom Hayes) 2049 74 27
18 CyricZ (Scott Zdankiewicz) 1905 10 190
19 PapaGamer (Barry Scott Will) 1853 11 168
20 TimmyTheRabidTurtle (Conor Cosgrave) 1612 21 76

2887 different authors have written for the PC.

3. Console

Specific platforms listed here are those which at least 25 different authors have written for.

3.1 All Console
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 A I e x (Alex Eagleson) 16718 52 321
2 Psycho Penguin (Captain Charisma) 14260 40 356
3 Split Infinity (Damir Kolar) 12156 40 303
4 BSulpher (Brian P. Sulpher) 8399 121 69
5 SOng (Scott Ong) 8177 17 481
6 Kirby021591 8176 30 272
7 DBM11085 (Devin Morgan) 7709 64 120
8 DJellybean (Dingo Jellybean) 7259 20 362
9 SinirothX (Nick Henson) 6590 8 823
10 Patt3rson (Nikki Kuppens) 6438 69 93
11 Nemesis (Brett Franklin) 6410 86 74
12 DJ Tigresa (Tigresa Steel) 6386 277 23
13 Mysticcat (Phan Nguyen Khanh Dan) 6349 28 226
14 CyricZ (Scott Zdankiewicz) 5712 37 154
15 me frog (Colin Scully) 5692 24 237
16 Gbness (Richard Beast) 5656 29 195
17 Wolf Feather (Jamie Stafford) 5600 109 51
18 kylohk (Lo Kai Yan, Alasdair) 5584 12 465
19 EChang (Edward Chang) 5573 77 72
20 CVXFREAK 5461 52 105

8995 different authors have written for Console.

3.2 Atari 2600
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 TestaALT (Andrew Testa) 310 25 12
2 Mike Truitt (Michael A. Truitt) 304 19 16
3 JEarney (John Earney) 225 1 225
4 Larcen Tyler (Rob Adair) 162 16 10
5 Zube 145 1 145

57 different authors have written for the Atari 2600.

3.3 Dreamcast
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 Kayama 1891 21 90
2 ADK (Jerome ADDA) 1888 48 39
3 winnie the poop 2 (Martin Dale-Hench) 1041 18 57
4 PRevolution (Professer Revolution) 1018 13 78
5 CChan (Clement Chan Zhi Li) 991 10 99
6 Nemesis (Brett Franklin) 912 20 45
7 CVXFREAK 861 4 215
8 DreThug 735 13 56
9 LuigiPapa (Luigi Papa) 724 1 724
10 Wolf Feather (Jamie Stafford) 724 7 103

598 different authors have written for the Dreamcast.

3.4 GameCube
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 kylohk (Lo Kai Yan, Alasdair) 5254 11 477
2 me frog (Colin Scully) 4114 19 216
3 Kirby021591 4067 14 290
4 CyricZ (Scott Zdankiewicz) 2931 20 146
5 B.lu4R (Raul Morales) 2691 13 207
6 Myke 2600 14 185
7 ChandooG (Adnan Javed -aka- AJ) 1996 7 285
8 CWall (Christian Wall) 1996 8 249
9 Gbness (Richard Beast) 1834 5 366
10 CVXFREAK 1777 16 111

1177 different authors have written for the GameCube.

3.5 Genesis
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 Sir Pobalot (Seb Holt) 1339 3 446
2 Apathetic Aardvark (Jason) 1297 19 68
3 DJ Tigresa (Tigresa Steel) 1294 71 18
4 the Scribe (Sam Pettus) 1200 1 1200
5 War Doc (Kevin Butler) 1006 10 100

387 different authors have written for the Genesis.

3.6 NeoGeo
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 Kao Megura (Chris MacDonald) 524 3 174
2 DJ Tigresa (Tigresa Steel) 474 18 26
3 RTorrez (Raul Torrez) 251 5 50
4 Saiki 205 1 205
5 CMullins (Chris Mullins) 132 5 26

27 different authors have written for the NeoGeo.

3.7 NES
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 BSulpher (Brian P. Sulpher) 4828 86 56
2 CMoriarty (Colin Moriarty) 1984 22 90
3 WLau (Wilson Lau) 1697 18 94
4 ASchultz (Andrew Schultz) 1546 19 81
5 NMorgan (Nicholas S. Morgan) 1439 15 95
6 AdamL (Adam Lamontagne) 1188 30 39
7 The Lost Gamer (Michael Gray) 1177 44 26
8 Da Hui (Frank G) 1160 28 41
9 Kirby021591 1075 6 179
10 Meowthnum1 812 6 135

692 different authors have written for the NES.

3.8 Nintendo 64
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 marshmallow 3315 38 87
2 CWall (Christian Wall) 1770 11 160
3 Dallas 1737 11 157
4 Kirby021591 1636 5 327
5 me frog (Colin Scully) 1578 5 315
6 Croco 1414 6 235
7 Nemesis (Brett Franklin) 1367 14 97
8 CyricZ (Scott Zdankiewicz) 1215 7 173
9 DBM11085 (Devin Morgan) 1160 12 96
10 B.lu4R (Raul Morales) 1052 4 263

756 different authors have written for the Nintendo 64.

3.9 PlayStation
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 Psycho Penguin (Captain Charisma) 7589 16 474
2 DJellybean (Dingo Jellybean) 5335 12 444
3 Syonyx (marc lalonde) 4587 16 286
4 SOng (Scott Ong) 4480 9 497
5 Stinger 3:16 4291 42 102
6 A I e x (Alex Eagleson) 3775 8 471
7 Nemesis (Brett Franklin) 3396 42 80
8 YSF (Yee Seng Fu) 3254 20 162
9 Gbness (Richard Beast) 2542 14 181
10 Mysticcat (Phan Nguyen Khanh Dan) 2422 13 186
11 Kao Megura (Chris MacDonald) 2258 14 161
12 Dan GC (Dan) 2116 37 57
13 ChandooG (Adnan Javed -aka- AJ) 2107 10 210
14 SYusup (Sugiyanto Yusup) 2016 6 336
15 MNeidengard (Mark Neidengard) 1999 5 399
16 Boko (Mauro Luiz Gomes) 1982 8 247
17 CCajes (Christofferson Cajes) 1823 9 202
18 ATadeo (Aaron Tadeo) 1809 8 226
19 Spanettone 1806 12 150
20 Spatvark (Peter Carter) 1788 2 894

2264 different authors have written for the PlayStation.

3.10 PlayStation 2
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 Split Infinity (Damir Kolar) 10734 31 346
2 A I e x (Alex Eagleson) 8583 29 295
3 EChang (Edward Chang) 5190 70 74
4 SinirothX (Nick Henson) 4736 4 1184
5 Psycho Penguin (Captain Charisma) 4490 8 561
6 Patt3rson (Nikki Kuppens) 4416 38 116
7 Wolf Feather (Jamie Stafford) 4203 84 50
8 Outbreak 3542 25 141
9 SOng (Scott Ong) 3142 6 523
10 Mysticcat (Phan Nguyen Khanh Dan) 2990 11 271
11 Vesperas (Brian David Kacaba) 2972 11 270
12 War Doc (Kevin Butler) 2964 13 228
13 Rashidi (John Markisch) 2906 15 193
14 Robert Carr 2612 8 326
15 Aaron Baker 2548 16 159
16 Kouli (Ken Zhao) 2506 71 35
17 Double G (Gerald Guess) 2402 12 200
18 Minesweeper (Nathan Norris) 2371 17 139
19 Red Scarlet 2268 6 378
20 GTA3 Addict 2162 6 360

3114 different authors have written for the PlayStation 2.

3.11 Saturn
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 Kayama 2506 27 92
2 Kao Megura (Chris MacDonald) 969 15 64
3 JCulbert (John Culbert (tigeraid)) 818 6 136
4 Madroms (E. LOZANO) 789 2 394
5 Lando 568 3 189

228 different authors have written for the Saturn.

3.12 Sega CD
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 Zigfried 256 1 256
2 TheStarbird (E. Starbird) 208 1 208
3 Malik 205 1 205
4 DJ Tigresa (Tigresa Steel) 175 10 17
5 Archaeopteryx (Peter Tosco) 169 1 169

49 different authors have written for the Sega CD.

3.13 Sega Master System
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 Joni Philips 596 15 39
2 JBogumil (Jeff Bogumil) 424 3 141
3 Dark Vortex (Quan Jin) 391 13 30
4 stonedwal (Matt Keller) 336 1 336
5 Ringworm (Matthew Stephenson) 276 8 34

78 different authors have written for the Sega Master System.

3.14 SNES
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 DBM11085 (Devin Morgan) 3335 23 145
2 ritchie 3159 59 53
3 BSulpher (Brian P. Sulpher) 2331 17 137
4 Spanettone 1923 13 147
5 Fallen Wings 1605 23 69
6 THayes (Tom Hayes) 1544 9 171
7 DC 1415 8 176
8 Snow Dragon (J. Eubanks) 1311 13 100
9 Meowthnum1 1260 8 157
10 Lord Zero (Luis Miguez) 1232 13 94

1179 different authors have written for the SNES.

3.15 Turbo CD
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 Dark_Fact 1356 17 79
2 JCheer (Justin Cheer) 1131 15 75
3 esteban_ (esteban krawczuk) 147 1 147
4 Deuce (Jeff Nussbaum (Deuce)) 132 2 66
5 BCantin (Barry W. Cantin) 132 1 132

26 different authors have written for the Turbo CD.

3.16 TurboGrafx-16
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 DHouston (Dimetric Houston) 189 5 37
2 RLilley (Randy Lilley) 155 5 31
3 Seraph 0 151 3 50
4 Kev (Kevin Lee) 85 1 85
5 SloDeth 54 2 27

33 different authors have written for the TurboGrafx-16.

3.17 Xbox
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 MysticWeirdo (Warren Grieder) 3134 17 184
2 JPaterson (James Paterson) 2666 15 177
3 antseezee (Chris Zawada) 2449 13 188
4 Thuyker (Thuy) 2124 5 424
5 A I e x (Alex Eagleson) 1497 2 748
6 aaxe (tlc) 1318 11 119
7 TestaALT (Andrew Testa) 1199 4 299
8 Widgeon Infantry (Neil Stump) 1076 13 82
9 jimfish (Steve ‘Jimfish’ Taylor) 972 15 64
10 DSimpson (Dan Simpson) 955 2 477

662 different authors have written for the Xbox.

4. Portable

Specific platforms listed here are those which at least 25 different authors have written for.

4.1 All Portable
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 DBM11085 (Devin Morgan) 5629 44 127
2 DEngel (Daniel Engel) 5429 31 175
3 TFergusson (Terence Fergusson) 4996 11 454
4 EOrizzonte (Efrem Orizzonte) 3589 26 138
5 Shdwrlm3 3489 30 116
6 Dark Vortex (Quan Jin) 3477 8 434
7 strawhat 3469 21 165
8 Yami Shuryou (Ryan Hennerbichler) 2943 17 173
9 Mmeeva 2598 13 199
10 Joni Philips 2515 20 125
11 Kirby021591 2452 10 245
12 xcomp 2396 17 140
13 AstroBlue 2366 21 112
14 Labmaster 2268 12 189
15 Ikusagami 2063 4 515
16 Gray Fox (Alan Quirino) 2032 12 169
17 me frog (Colin Scully) 1798 5 359
18 GregoR 1707 5 341
19 YoyoYoshi 1677 8 209
20 Chen Guojun 1653 9 183

2381 different authors have written for Portable.

4.2 DS
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 NDS_Master 1425 10 142
2 kylohk (Lo Kai Yan, Alasdair) 1077 2 538
3 Deathborn 668 792 2 396
4 DBM11085 (Devin Morgan) 652 7 93
5 Kirby021591 419 2 209

239 different authors have written for the DS.

4.3 Game Boy
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 DEngel (Daniel Engel) 4508 16 281
2 DBM11085 (Devin Morgan) 859 8 107
3 Mike Truitt (Michael A. Truitt) 731 5 146
4 ASchultz (Andrew Schultz) 722 6 120
5 RPaulson (Robert Paulson) 714 4 178

334 different authors have written for the Game Boy.

4.4 Game Boy Advance
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 TFergusson (Terence Fergusson) 4996 11 454
2 DBM11085 (Devin Morgan) 3480 24 145
3 strawhat 3281 13 252
4 Yami Shuryou (Ryan Hennerbichler) 2766 12 230
5 Dark Vortex (Quan Jin) 2755 5 551
6 xcomp 2396 17 140
7 Shdwrlm3 2114 15 140
8 Ikusagami 2063 4 515
9 Labmaster 2055 11 186
10 Gray Fox (Alan Quirino) 1927 10 192

1444 different authors have written for the Game Boy Advance.

4.5 Game Boy Color
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 EOrizzonte (Efrem Orizzonte) 2130 11 193
2 Mmeeva 1941 9 215
3 Jimeous 1577 12 131
4 Shdwrlm3 1356 14 96
5 Kirby021591 1131 3 377

409 different authors have written for the Game Boy Color.

4.6 GameGear
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 WWalker (William Walker) 400 6 66
2 Crythania 249 4 62
3 Kirby021591 202 2 101
4 Apathetic Aardvark (Jason) 169 2 84
5 TClark (Tony Clark) 101 1 101

65 different authors have written for the GameGear.

4.7 NeoGeo Pocket Color
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 RPocket (Patrick de Vogel) 610 1 610
2 Mmeeva 396 2 198
3 Z-Force 351 4 87
4 The Lemming 200 2 100
5 Akira EX (Emilio Borre) 192 2 96

56 different authors have written for the NeoGeo Pocket Color.

4.8 PlayStation Portable
# Author Total Size (KB) Number of FAQs Average Size (KB)
1 Gaseous Snake (Mark Fletcher) 945 6 157
2 Squall_of_SeeD 371 1 371
3 A I e x (Alex Eagleson) 327 3 109
4 End of Days (Jon Smith) 250 2 125
5 Hellfire X (Charlie Emery) 197 1 197

93 different authors have written for the PlayStation Portable.

Data last updated Sunday 22 January 2006.

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